ParaPedia - Encylopedia of the Paranormal, Bizarre, Mysterious, & the Unexplained



G is for ghosts... the birth and rise of spirit photography | National Media Museum blog - Colin Harding takes a quick peek at the spooky world of photographic ghosts, from the first accidental images to the charlatans of the Crewe Circle.
gamalei - Natural stones or gems that are said to be under strong astrological influence. In medieval times they were believed to assist magical powers.
Ganzfeld stimulation - A parapsychology technique developed in the 1970s to provide a low-stimulus environment, in order to improve ESP receptivity.
gematria - A Kabbalistic system of uncovering hidden meaning in text by using letters and numbers.
General Wayne Inn - The General Wayne Inn building was built on land purchased by William Penn. Originally called The Wayside Inn, this building has been continuously used since 1704.
genii - In the Gnostic hierarchy, the rank of Angels. In Arabic lore, the jinx.
Gettysburg National Cemetery - Gettysburg National Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 3,500 Union soldiers killed in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union victory often cited as a turning point in the Civil War.
ghost - An apparition of a deceased person.
Ghost Adventures - Ghost Adventures is an American television series about the paranormal that premiered on October 17, 2008, on the Travel Channel. Produced by MY-Tupelo Entertainment, (a merger of MY Entertainment and Tupelo-Honey Productions the program follows ghost hunters Zak Bagans, Nick Groff, and Aaron Goodwin as they investigate locations that are reported to be haunted. The show is introduced and narrated by Zak Bagans.
Ghost Hunters - Ghost Hunters is an American paranormal reality television series that premiered on October 6, 2004, on Syfy (previously the Sci Fi Channel).
Ghost Hunters International - Ghost Hunters International (abbreviated as GHI) is a spin-off series of Ghost Hunters that aired on Syfy.
Ghost in the Burning Building Fake - The Ghost in the Burning Building photo was believed to be a real ghostly apparition, until the truth of its creation was revealed years later. Here is how the photographer faked the famous Ghost in the Burning Building.
Ghost in the Choir Loft - Old photos with strange blurs or shadows may be ghost manifestations, like the Ghost in the Choir Loft, a photograph that may contain evidence of paranormal energy.
Ghost Lab - Ghost Lab is a weekly American paranormal television series that premiered on October 6, 2009, on the Discovery Channel.
Ghost Light - An exposed incandescent light bulb, surrounded by a wire cage and mounted on a portable stand. This light is most often placed somewhere on center stage.
Ghost of Aaron Burr - Does Aaron Burr still visit his old carriage house?
Ghost of Al Capone - Is Al Capone still hanging around trying to run things?
Ghost of Anna Nicole Smith - Is Anna Nicole still walking halls of the hotel where she died?
Ghost of Benjamin Franklin - Does the spirit of Ben Franklin dance on the streets of Philadelphia?
Ghost of Betsy Ross - Why is Betsy Ross so sad?
Ghost of Bugsy Seigal - Is Bugsy Seigal still roaming the halls of his greatest achievement, the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas?
Ghost of Carole Lombard - What is the spirit of Carole Lombard searching for?
Ghost of Clark Gable - Is Clark Gable still searching for his lost love?
Ghost of Clifton Webb - Is Mr. Belvedere still hanging around?
Ghost of Elvis Presley - The King of rock n' roll is one busy spirit!
Ghost of Errol Flynn - Did Errol Flynn try to warn Ricky Nelson?
Ghost of Farrah Fawcett - Did Farrah contact Tori Spelling?
Ghost of Freddie Mercury - Does Freddie still help those in need?
Ghost of George Reeves - The 'Superman' star still reportedly haunts the home where he allegedly committed suicide/was possibly murdered depending on who you believe.
Ghost of Grace Kelly - Monaco's Princess Stephanie is convinced the ghost of her dead mother, tragic movie star Princess Grace, has helped her through her showbiz career -- and even wrote a song from the spirit world.
Ghost of Harry Houdini - Did Houdini make it back from the other side?
Ghost of Jesse James - Is Jesse James still at his family farm?
Ghost of Jim Morrison - Is Jim Morrison still around?
Ghost of Joan Crawford - Is Joan still around?
Ghost of John Lennon - John Lennon has been good about keeping in touch with people since he was fatally shot in 1980.
Ghost of John Wayne - Does the "Duke" miss his favorite yacht.
Ghost of Liberace - According to numerous reports, the entertainer's spirit has taken up residence at a restaurant called Carluccio's Tivoli Gardens.
Ghost of Lon Chaney, Sr. - The 'Phantom of the Opera' star passed away in 1930, but much like his character, the senior Chaney is still hanging around to this day!
Ghost of Lucille Ball - Is Lucy still with us? Well at least in spirit?
Ghost of Mama Cass - Does Dan Aykroyd still see Mama Cass?
Ghost of Marilyn Monroe - The blonde starlet is known to haunt the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood and likes to scare the bejeezus out of poor unsuspecting guests.
Ghost of Mark Twain - Is Mark Twain stuck at the house he once lived?
Ghost of Mary Pickford - Is Mary Pickford still trying to visit her beloved Pickfair?
Ghost of Michael Jackson - Is Michael still with us?
Ghost of Montgomery Clift - Is Montgomery still checked into the Roosevelt?
Ghost of Orson Welles - Does Orson Welles still haunt his favorite restaurant?
Ghost of Ozzie Nelson - Did Ozzie stay in his home long after his death?
Ghost of Redd Foxx - Is Redd Foxx still roaming the earth?
Ghost of Robert E. Lee - Did Robert E. Lee come back as a small boy?
Ghost of Rudolph Valentino - Considered to be one of the most romantic idols of Hollywood.
Ghost of Sharon Tate - Does Sharon Tate's spirit still roam the property where she was murdered?
Ghost of Thelma Todd - The ghost of a shining star from the 30s.
Ghost of Thomas Ince - Was Ince shot by William Randoph Hearst? Is he still at unrest?
Ghost of White Lady of Worstead Church - While visiting Worstead Church in 1975, Peter Berthelot took a photo of his wife, Diane, which appears to show the ghost of The White Lady behind her.
Ghostly Grip - A picture of two girls that might show a ghost with a grip one of the girl's arms
Ghosts Dwell in the Twin City Opera House | WHIZ News - A report by WHIZ News about this location.
Ghosts of Bonnie and Clyde - Do Bonnie and Clyde still hang around the location where they were killed.
Ghosts of Flight 401 - 1 - The strange tales of the ghostly airmen of Flight of 401 circulated in the airline community. An account of the paranormal happenings even appeared in a 1974 US Flight Safety Foundation's newsletter.
Ghosts of Flight 401 - 2 - Many of the testimonies are extremely persuasive.
Ghosts of Flight 401 - 3 - Reported Sighting
Ghosts of Flight 401 - 4 - Repo still performing his engineer duties.
Ghosts of Flight 401 - 5 - Repo giving flight crews warnings.
Ghosts of Flight 401 - 6 - More sightings and hampered research.
Ghosts of Flight 401 - 7 - Rosario Messina was a passenger aboard Flight 401, and later became another Ghost of Flight 401.
Ghosts of Gettysburg - Gettysburg, Pa., is best known as the site of the bloody Civil War battle that took place here from July 1 to July 3, 1863, now it is known for it's ghost stories.
Ghosts of the Stanley - The Stanley Hotel is famous for its haunted history and inspiring Stephen King's classic horror film "The Shining."
ghoul - An evil spirit, especially one that haunts graveyards and feeds on corpses.
Gift Giving - Origin - Where does gift giving at Christmas come from?
Glamis Castle - Christmas Haunting - A talk of a Christmas Ghost haunting.
Glastonbury - A sacred site in England, said to be one of the oldest in Britain.
Glastonbury Scripts - A series of manuscripts written between 1907 and 1912 using automatic writing. The scripts were produced under the guidance of architect Frederick Bligh and relate to the restoration of Glastonbury Abbey.
Glastonbury zodiac - A 15km-wide circular earth zodiac in England, centred around Butleigh with Glastonbury Tor at the northwest.
glossolalia - Speech which is apparently meaningless gibberish, but which some interpret as meaningful or divine, for example, the Christian practice of "speaking in tongues".
gnome - A type of nature spirit said to live in caves and or mountain habitats.
Gnosticism - Derived from the Greek word gnosis, meaning knowledge. A religious movement in the Mediterranean between the first century BC and third century AD.
Godfathers Pizza Ghost - Why would a ghost haunt a pizza place?
goetic - Relating to a kind of magic concerned with evoking evil spirits and compelling them to serve humans.
Graceland - Graceland is located in Memphis, Tennessee, about 10 miles south of the downtown area. It sits along Elvis Presley Boulevard, a section of U.S. Highway 51S which was renamed in 1971 in honor of Presley's residence there.
Gravestone Symbolism - This article lists the symbolism used on gravestones and what those symbols mean.
Great Eastern - SS Great Eastern was an iron sailing steam ship designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and built by J. Scott Russell & Co. at Millwall on the River Thames, London. She was by far the largest ship ever built at the time of her 1858 launch, and had the capacity to carry 4,000 passengers around the world without refueling.
Gricar, Ray - The case of Ray Gricar, the Centre County, Pa., district attorney who disappeared eight years ago, just received an explosive update.
Grimoire - A book of magic; a document detailing the names of demons, with instructions on how to raise and control them.

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